Friday 5 June 2015

Sponsorship-Adolescent Development Prepares Estelle towards her Growth

Estelle discovered something about herself after joining Save the Children’s, Adolescent Development (AD) programme early last year – she realised that she was becoming an adolescent girl. When she is not playing a game of netball with her friends or doing chores at home like most girls in her community, she spends a lot of time at the AD programme. In her school group, she holds the position of chairperson, which mainly puts her in charge of organising members.

Friday 13 March 2015

Save the Children Hands Over Vehicles to Partners

Keeping Girls in School – a Save the Children UKaid funded Improving School Experience and Cash Transfer project on Thursday, March 12, 2015 handed over vehicles to its partners. The event which took place at Save the Children offices attracted over 15 representatives from the five organizations implementing the Keeping Girls in School (KGIS) project.

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Literacy Boost and Tiwerenge Ndi Ana Athu (TiANA) Early Grade Reading Innovations Spice Malawi’s International Literacy Commemoration Day Celebrations

Today, the grounds of Pheleni Primary School, in Lilongwe Rural were filled with colour and pomp on the World Literacy Day Commemoration thanks in part to the collaborative Save the Children and USAID project, Tiwerenge ndi Ana Athu (TiANA). TiANA is a project funded by USAIDs All Children Reading Grand Challenge, which supports and helps improve Save the Children’s, Literacy Boost Initiative – an evidence based response to an alarming global trend—the rise in the numbers of children finishing primary school who are unable to read well enough to learn.

Monday 21 July 2014

Community Innovation Improves Quality Data Reporting

While most of the community caregivers in Community Based Child Care Centres (CBCCs) have low education attainment that makes it difficult for them to fill out data capturing forms for their centres, the communities around Chaidoni Village in Balaka District have devised an ingenious way to ensure that low education attainment no longer stands in the way of quality data reporting. Save the Children’s Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for the Education Program in Malawi, Charles Nzawa testifies.

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Launch of the National Girls' Education Strategy

Save the Children has a lot to be proud of ­– it has played a major role in contributing to the recently launched National Girls Education Strategy and has helped build a network of support towards girls’ education.

On 6th May 2014, the National Girls Education Strategy was launched at the Bingu Conference Centre. In attendance were the likes of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNICEF’s Country Director, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the Guest of Honor, the Honourable Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Lucius Kanyumba.